Lesson Worksheet: Adding and Subtracting Money: USD Mathematics • 2nd Grade

In this worksheet, we will practice solving word problems with money in cents or dollars by adding and subtracting numbers up to 100.


Sophia was counting the coins in her money box. She had 62 coins. 29 of them were quarters and the rest were dimes. She wants to know how many dimes are in her money box.

Which part-part-whole diagram represents this problem?

  • A
  • B


Jacob was counting the coins in his money box. He had 34 quarters and 21 dimes. He wants to know how many coins are in his money box.

Which part-part-whole diagram represents this problem?

  • A
  • B


Jackson, Elizabeth, and Matthew each have the same amount of money. Jackson has only nickels, Elizabeth has only dimes, and Matthew has only quarters. What is the least amount of money that each of them could have?


Daniel is at a yard sale and has a 1-dollar bill, 1 quarter, 1 dime, 3 nickels, and 4 pennies.

Yard Sale Prices
Sticker Book97¢

He can afford to buy two items. Which two items can he buy?

  • Athe sticker book and the puzzle
  • Bthe paintbrush and the puzzle
  • Cthe paintbrush and the sticker book


Jennifer had 98¢ and Ethan had 67¢. They put their money together and then spent 82¢ on snacks. How much was left?


I bought a salad, a packet of fries, and an ice cream. Use the table to find out how much it all cost.


Jacob had $43. He gave his brother $36. How much money does Jacob have left?


For his new school year, Noah buys notebooks for $15 and pens for $21. What is the total cost?


A boy has 32 dollars and buys a book for 11 dollars. How many dollars does the boy have left?


True or False: If Anthony has 51 cents and Jacob has 41 cents, then the total amount of money that Anthony and Jacob have is 92 cents.

  • AFalse
  • BTrue

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